Posts Tagged "Don Tate"

Don Tate’s Poet: Giveaway Winners

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Giveaway: Educators, Giveaway: Librarians | 0 comments

HISTORICAL PICTURE BOOK GIVEAWAY For Educators, Librarians, and Community Organizers Serving Kids in Grades 01-09 (Closed-Sorry) We are honored to have offered 25 copies of Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses 
Horton, a nonfiction picture book by Don Tate (Peachtree Publishers), as individual giveaways to clever entrants. Our thanks to Peachtree Publishers for the donation! The book tells the story of a North Carolina man who spent his lifetime writing and performing poetry despite being enslaved. For most of Horton’s life, words were the only freedom available to him. Want to use...

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Words as Freedom: Poetry Workshop Based on Don Tate’s Poet

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in * Grades 03-06, * Grades 06-09, Theme: African American, Theme: History (US), Theme: Poetry | 0 comments

Reader Engagement Project: THE BOOK Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses 
Horton, a nonfiction picture book by Don Tate (Peachtree Publishers), 
tells the story of a North Carolina man who spent his lifetime writing and performing poetry despite being enslaved. For most of Horton’s life, words were the only freedom available to him. “Fascinated by the power of words, Horton taught himself to read and began composing verses…remarkable man’s life offers a new perspective with remarkable clarity.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review POETRY WORKSHOP For Classrooms, Libraries &...

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It Jes’ Happened: Art Curriculum

Posted by on Sep 15, 2013 in * Grades 03-06, * Grades 06-09, * Grades 10-12, Theme: African American, Theme: Arts & Crafts, Theme: Cross Generational, Theme: Language Arts & Writing | 0 comments

  IT JES’ HAPPENED: WHEN BILL TRAYLOR LEARNED TO DRAW Art Curriculum Best Users: Art Educators, Librarians, Classroom Teachers, Community Groups, Senior Groups Best Audience: Children Grades 03-12   ART CURRICULUM How will Bill Traylor’s visual stories influence others in depicting their own? The award‐winning picture book It Jes’ Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw by Don Tate and illustrated by R. Gregory Christie (Lee & Low Books) describes the way that artist Bill Traylor (1854‐1949) discovered drawing, painting, and visual storytelling at eighty-five...

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Curious City Archives: She Loved Baseball: Book Trailer

Posted by on Aug 21, 2010 in * Grades 00-02, * Grades 03-06, KidLit Tool: Video & Book Trailers, Theme: African American, Theme: Physical Fitness, Theme: Women's History, Zee Lastest and Greatest | 0 comments

SHE LOVED BASEBALL African American History Biography Book Trailer Best Users: Librarians, Educators, Physical Education Instructors   Best Audience: Children Grades 00-05   BOOK TRAILER This 2010 production for the “Bank Street College Best Children’s Books of the Year” honored book was voiced by award-winning audiobook narrator and actor Dion Graham and choreographed with Don Tate’s illustrations.   DOWNLOAD THE RESOURCES Guide created by author and educator Natalie Dias Lorenzi. Download She Loved Baseball: Educator's Guide   ABOUT THE BOOK She Loved...

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